Alastair - boys name

Alastair name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 82%

Alastair name meaning:

The name Alastair is of Scottish origin and is derived from the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of the people" or "protector." It is a masculine name that exudes strength, bravery, and leadership. The name Alastair has a rich history and is associated with nobility and power.

Individuals with the name Alastair are known for their determination, confidence, and strong sense of justice. They have a natural inclination to protect and support others, making them reliable and trustworthy. Alastairs are often seen as leaders, capable of making tough decisions and inspiring others to follow their lead.

With its strong and noble meaning, the name Alastair is a popular choice for parents looking for a name that represents strength and integrity. It carries an air of sophistication and elegance, making it a timeless and classic choice for a boy's name.

Origin: English

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.

Related names

Alexander , Alandair, Alasdair , Alastair , Alec , Alejandra , Alejandro , Alejo, Alek , Aleka, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksander , Aleksy, Alesandro, Alessandra , Alessandre, Alessandri, Alex , Alexa , Alexandra , Alexandrea, Alexandria , Alexandrina , Alexandro , Alexi , Alexia , Alexina , Alexine, Alexis , Alick, Alik, Alisander, Alissander, Alistaire, Alister , Alistir, Alixandra, Allissandre, Allistair, Allistir, Alsandair, Alsandare, Alyssandra, Alyx , Elke, Lexandra, Lexi , Lisandra, Olexa, Pip , Sacha , Sachenka, Sachka, Sande, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra , Sandy , Sascha , Sasha , Xandra, Xandy

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Overall UK ranking: 871 out of 4789

35 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Alastair

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